Category: Advocacy

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Uganda: young people’s sexual health and rights must improve with new global goals

Efforts to increase contraceptive use have long been part of family planning campaigns, but adolescents are rarely included. ...

Zimbabwe: faith healing puts young people living with HIV at risk

Faith healing can have a huge impact on adolescents living with HIV with many defaulting on their medications after being told they have been healed s ...
How will the world be held accountable for achieving its new goals?

How will the world be held accountable for achieving its new goals?

Representatives from non-governmental organisations discuss accountability for achieving the new global goals for development. ...

UNGA: “Adolescent girls are the new face of HIV”

A side event at the United Nations 70th General Assembly addressed the issues facing women and girls who are still disproportionately affected by the ...

The voices of young people living with HIV must be heard

I was born with HIV in Rwanda in the early 80s, when getting a positive HIV test was seen as a death sentence. ...

Leave no one behind: participation is key to achieving the sexual and reproductive health targets of the SDGs

This week, the Sustainable Development Goals will be adopted during the United Nations’ General Assembly in New York, USA but these will not be achiev ...

How will young sex workers benefit from new development goals?

As world leaders adopt new sustainable development goals this week, whether young marginalised people will really benefit from the gender equality and ...

Young people must play active role in new global development goals

As UN member states meet to discuss the post-2015 sustainable development goals is there a danger that young people most at risk from HIV will be left ...

Young people in desperate search for safer sex

For young people in southern Africa a lack of access to condoms is putting them at risk of unwanted pregnancies and HIV, and could ultimately jeopardi ...

The inside scoop with organiser of Delhi’s first LGBT flash mob

Gautam Yadav catches up with Harmless Hugs’ team member Shashank Kashyap for the inside story on the LGBT flash mob that hit the headlines. ...
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